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Eric Robertson


Eric Robertson lives in Fairburn, Georgia. From Birmingham, Alabama. He is a former Teamsters Union activist and current officer for the Metro Atlanta Democratic Socialists of America.[1] Eric Robertson serves as the Political Director at New Georgia Project Action Fund.

Brother-in-law of Hayley Bergman Turner.

Socialist Majority Caucus

DSA's Socialist Majority Caucus signatories list as of April 25 2019 included Eric Robertson of Metro Atlanta Democratic Socialists of America.

Celebrating at the 11th Annual Douglass-Debs Awards Dinner

Eric Robertson attended Metro Atlanta Democratic Socialists of America's "Celebrating at the 11th Annual Douglass-Debs Awards Dinner" in November 2017. Keynote speaker Sarah Jaffe. Other attendees included Shelley Elise Berlin, Daniel Hanley, Mawuli Davis, Milton Tambor, Khalid Kamau, Metro Atlanta Democratic Socialists of America officer, and Teamster Local 728’s Eric Robertson. There was a table for the Communication Workers of America.[3]

John Lewis connection

Facebook, June 2016

Revolutionary Strategies to Beat the Rising Right Wing

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Revolutionary Strategies to Beat the Rising Right Wing, was a nationwide conference call organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Sunday October 30, 2016.

What's the nature of this right-wing threat? What has this election cycle changed about the political terrain we're fighting on? How do we need to prepare for whats coming after the election? Hear about these crucial questions from our panel of top political strategists, including Nelini Stamp, Bill Fletcher, Jr., Linda Burnham, and Sendolo Diaminah.

Those indicating interest in attending, on Facebook included Eric Robertson.[4]

Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward

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Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward was a phone in webinar organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization in the wake of the 2016 election.

Now what? We’re all asking ourselves that question in the wake of Trump’s victory. We’ve got urgent strategizing and work to do, together. Join Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson of the Movement for Black Lives and Freedom Road, Calvin Cheung-Miaw, Jodeen Olguin-Taylor of Mijente and WFP, Joe Schwartz of the Democratic Socialists of America, and Sendolo Diaminah of Freedom Road for a discussion of what happened, and what we should be doing to build mass defiance. And above all, how do we build the Left in this, which we know is the only solution to the crises we face?

This event will take place Tuesday November 15, 2016 at 9pm Eastern/8pm Central/6pm Pacific.

Those invited, on Facebook included Eric Robertson.[5]

National Conference delegates

Metro Atlanta Democratic Socialists of America elected a full slate of 13 delegates and 2 alternates to represent the group in August 2017 at the Democratic Socialists of America's National Convention! The delegates: Jeb Boone, Adam Cardo, Scott Douglas, Anat Fintzi, Chad Floyd, Daniel Hanley, Barbara Joye, Brad Lathem, Erin Parks, Eric Robertson, Maxwell Ruppersburg, Ron Spears, and Matthew Wolfsen, and alternates Reid Jenkins and Tom Ladendorf.[6]

Democratic Socialists of America Unity

Eric Robertson supported the Democratic Socialists of America Unity grouping, established for the 2017 Democratic Socialists of America National Convention in Chicago.[7]

Charleston DSA closed Facebook group

Members of the Charleston Democratic Socialists of America closed Facebook group members as of April 2017 included Eric Robertson;[8]

New leadership

Metro Atlanta Democratic Socialists of America new officers elected at Sept. 16, 2017 membership meeting They were: Chair - Adam Cardo; Membership Secretary - Michael Lavender; Recording Secretary - Jeb Boone; Treasurer - Seth Ellingson; At-large (3) - Anat Fintzi, Erin Parks, Eric Robertson. [9]

Socialist Punk Caucus

Members of Democratic Socialists of America's Socialist Punk Caucus closed Facebook group, accessed November 24, 2017, included Eric Robertson.[10]

DSA North Star Online Conference

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DSA North Star Online Conference Sunday September 16, 2018:

Part 1. Introduction and National Perspectives 40 minutes Introduction. What is North Star about? What do we wish to accomplish? How do we do it? We’ll begin this meet up by hearing from DSA members active in governing, electoral politics, and organizing. How have DSA members successfully organized around electoral politics?

Speakers:

New Georgia Project Action Fund

Eric Robertson October 9:

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Kicking off canvassing in Norcross! — with Michelle Sanchez at New Georgia Project Action Fund Norcross Office.

DSA North Star

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In 2018 Eric Robertson was an original signatory of the DSA North Star founding principles statement.

National Party Building Conference

National Party Building Conference Hosted by Communist Party USA and People's World.

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 12 PM – 6 PM EST

Join Communist Party activists and members in a national conference. You can register here https://tinyurl.com/ycdouk3y

The conference will take place November 11th to 12th to plan our work in the fight against the Trump Administration and its white supremacist ruling class backers. Find information here about how to participate. http://www.cpusa.org/2017-national-party-building-conference-resist-organize-vote-grow/

The conference will be streamed from Chicago to regional meetings in New Haven, Los Angeles, and Orlando. Whether you’re on the East Coast, West Coast, in the MIdwest or the South, you’ll be able to participate.[11]

Those invited on Facebook included Eric Robertson.

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